Reviving our mighty popular BRASS TACKS SERIES beginning in JANUARY 2017.  Check back in December for the full line-up and get ready to dance!  In the mean time, the Distillery Tasting Room is open Fridays and Saturdays 4p-10p and during events.

Brass Tacks

Brass tacks: a winter brass band series at the industry city distillery

doors 8pm // $10 // All ages // high spirits and get your body movin' music


We're breaking it down to the brass tacks- bringing back the essentials of big instrumental sound. Raw heat played to the room and fine libations to warm the winter nights.

At the Industry City Distillery, a working distillery and Tasting Room bar in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY, overlooking Lady Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. 

www.drinkicd.com


SAT 4/16 FInal Brass Tacks with lowdown brass, raya brass and opening set by great circles

doors 8pm //  $10 //  All ages
BALKAN - FUNK - NOLO - JAZZ

Brass Tacks 4/16

We're breaking it down to the brass tacks- bringing back the essentials of big instrumental sound. Raw heat played to the room and fine libations to warm the winter nights. 

At the Industry City Distillery, a working distillery and Tasting Room bar in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Contact Ronak Parikh for details or future bookings!

Views of lady liberty, get your body movin' music & high spirits.

INDUSTRY CITY DISTILLERY
33 35th st 6th floor
BROOKLYN
D/N/R 36th street subway stop

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ALL AGES
Doors at 8:30pm $12
Only 100 $10 presale tickets

*Special* get in the door early and enjoy one 1/2 off one drink from the Industry City Distillery Tasting Room Bar (including our 'Analog' non-alcoholic concoction). Offered until 9pm.

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LOWDOWN BRASS BAND, hailing from Chicago, is a horn-driven tour de force. From street beat to metal, the LDB showcases their unique high-energy style.
The LDB breaks the barrier between audience and performer with their live show, which features dynamic vocalists, hip-hop MCs, and body movement that gets any wallflower up and on their feet. 
lowdownbrassband.com

RAYA BRASS BAND since 2008 Raya Brass Band has energized clubs, international festivals, rooftop parties, and subway cars with its hard-driving, original brass band music. The six members of the band bring their unique voices to the group, creating a sound informed as much by their love for the fierce and seductive music of the Balkans as it is by New Orleans brass bands, punk rock, and global music. Featuring trumpet, sax, accordion, tuba, and percussion, this band wails, sweats, and shouts alongside its audience.
rayabrassband.com

GREAT CIRCLES Greg Squared's Balkan prog rock band, Great Circles represent the shortest paths to faraway emotional landscapes. Including: Reuben Radding on the electric bass, Adam Good on the electric guitar, Philip Mayer on the drums and Greg Squared on the woodwinds.


Sat 4/9 Anti-Establishment Hubaloo

Come in support in Bernie Sanders, Black Lives Matter and Occupy.
With Hungry March Brass Band and Triad Brass.

doors 8:30pm //  $10+

HUNGRY MARCH BRASS BAND is celebrating over 15 years of bringing live musical spectacle to the people of New York City and beyond is Hungry March Band, a brass, percussion, and performance ensemble. Founded in Brooklyn in 1997 for the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, HMB embodies the spirit of NYC’s streets with an inimitable brass sound and inspired, eclectic dance.HMB has shared their creativity with audiences around the United States, South America, and Europe, where they’ve been embraced by a longstanding community of brass bands. www.hungrymarchband.com


Sat 3/12 brass tacks: TIPSY OXCART & Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band

doors 8pm //  $10 //  All ages //  high spirits and get your body movin music
BALKAN - FUNK - ROCK - JAZZ - GYPSY STEAMPUNK

Tipsy Oxcart & Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band

TIPSY OXCART plays electric, sweaty, bumpin Balkan music, channeling the spirit of 36 hour weddings to keep the crowds dancing until the sun comes up. Serving up originals and fresh, upbeat arrangements of urban dance tunes, the band deviously infuses the sounds of South-Eastern Europe with elements of funk, rock, and jazz. Dig naughty violin solos, atomic accordion grooves, freak-out clarinet, and the baddest rhythm section this side of the Mediterranean. A party with Tipsy Oxcart is guaranteed to shake the dance floor all night long!  www.tipsyoxcart.com

EMPEROR NORTON'S STATIONARY MARCHING BAND combines the rich musical history of the circus and the vagabond peoples of Europe with the raw energy of avant-garde jazz, the burning heat of funk and the irreverence and fun of todays Vaudeville for a sound that is somehow familiar yet like no other. Label them anyway you like! Call them avant world fusion, call them experimental big band, call them gypsy steamfunk, call them circus noise! They may be tough to sum up, but its easy to tell you theyll show you a good time and theyll get a crowd dancing!  www.ensmb.com


Sat 3/5 brass tacks: Sugartone Brass

doors 8pm //  $10 //  All ages //  high spirits and get your body movin music
NOLO - FUNK - GOOD OL' FASHION BRASS

Sugartone Brass Band

SUGARTONE BRASS BAND has been Funkin up the brass band scene in New York City for over a decade. The band got its start in a basement studio in Brooklyn, NY the summer of 2002. In 2003, the band started its first residency on the Upper West Side of Manhattan at the Gin Mill on Amsterdam Ave. In 2007, Sugartone released its first album, Live in Brooklyn. Sugartone continued its Upper West Side residency in 2008 at Jacques-Imos restaurant, a cafe fashioned after the famous Jacques-Imos restaurant in New Orleans. After the unfortunate closing of Jacques-Imos, Sugartone moved to a new restaurant in 2010 on the famous Restaurant Row in Midtown Manhattan, called Bourbon Street Bar and Grill.
www.sugartone.com


Sat 2/27 brass tacks: UNDERGROUND HORNS

doors 8pm //  $10 //  All ages //  high spirits and get your body movin music
AFRO - FUNK - BHANGRA BRASS

Underground Horns

UNDERGROUND HORNS is a Brooklyn based brass band playing Afro Funk Bhangra New Orleans grooves and beyond. All About Jazz called their 2009 debut record FUNK MONK "kick-ass dance music that brushes up against psychedelia with shots of funky brass juice."  www.undergroundhorns.com


Sat 2/20 brass tacks: COCEK! BRASS & FUNKRUST BRASS

doors 8pm //  $10 //  All ages //  high spirits and get your body movin music
BALKAN - JAZZ - DISCO - FUNK

COCEK! BRASS BAND is the brainchild of trumpet player Sam Dechenne.  The band performs original music by Dechenne based on the sounds of Eastern European brass bands.  They are a 5-piece group (2 trumpets, trombone, tuba and bass drum) that rocks the house on a very regular basis.  The band's members come from internationally touring ensembles like John Brown's Body and Itzhak Perlman and bring a blend of dance music with stellar improvisation and melodies that evoke crazy dancing, contemplative thoughts and good times.  www.cocekbrassband.com

FUNKRUST BRASS is a twenty-piece brass band founded and led by songwriter, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Phil Andrews (Rude Mechanical Orchestra, Gay Panic, Apocalypse Five & Dime). Funkrust was born in a basement in Ridgewood, Queens in November of 2014. Their sound stems from a unique blend of punk, disco, EDM, metal, funk, Balkan brass and New Orleans second line. Featuring snazzy uniforms, choreography, megaphone vocals and all original compositions they are a sight not to be missed.  www.funkrust.com

BRASS TACKS 2/20

Sat 1/30 brass tacks: natasha diggs & new sound brass

doors 8pm //  $10 //  All ages //  high spirits and get your body movin music
FUNK - DISCO - NOLO - SOUL

NEW SOUND BRASS is a Philadelphia based Brass Band that offers a fresh and soullful twist on various styles of music. This multi cultural unit draws influence and inspiration from its vast and diverse background to produce a sound that has been described as Philly spoken through brass.   facebook.com/NewSoundBrassBand

NO SMALL MONEY BRASS is one of NYC's hottest dance party sensations. Inspired by the rhythms of Africa and the Caribbean, the Regal Might of big brass, and You movin to the groove, No Small Money is bringing something new to the dance floors of New York. African and Caribbean folk songs, pop classics and new moves guaranteed to make you shake am!  nosmallmoneybrassband.com

NATASHA DIGGS has become a force to be reckoned with and one of the most sought-after DJs in the world. Whether she's playing all vinyl or Serato, Natasha's deep knowledge of music has enabled her to rock diverse crowds around the globe and on any given night her sets might dip into hip hop, soul, funk, latin, rock, house, reggae, afro-brazilian, disco, and beyond. Natasha has played alongside or opened for artists such as Erykah Badu, Q-tip, The Pharcyde, Lauren Hill and many more. www.natashadiggs.com

BRASS TACKS 1/30

sat 1/23 BRASS TACKS: Cocek! & no small money Brass bands

doors 8pm (blizzard or stary skies) //  $10 //  All ages //  high spirits and get your body movin music
BALKAN - JAZZ - DISCO - FUNK

SHOW CANCELED ...  WINTER STORM JONAS TAKES THE NIGHT

NO SMALL MONEY BRASS BAND is one of NYC's hottest dance party sensations. Inspired by the rhythms of Africa and the Caribbean, the Regal Might of big brass, and You movin to the groove, No Small Money is bringing something new to the dance floors of New York. African and Caribbean folk songs, pop classics and new moves guaranteed to make you shake um! 

COCEK! BRASS BAND is the brainchild of trumpet player Sam Dechenne.  The band performs original music by Dechenne based on the sounds of Eastern European brass bands.  They are a 5-piece group (2 trumpets, trombone, tuba and bass drum) that rocks the house on a very regular basis.  The band's members come from internationally touring ensembles like John Brown's Body and Itzhak Perlman and bring a blend of dance music with stellar improvisation and melodies that evoke crazy dancing, contemplative thoughts and good times.